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Opinion: Padang tests tsunami early warning system

9 Sep 2016, Jakarta Globe

Indonesia has a high frequency of tsunamis, having recorded 25 massive earthquakes and nine devastating tsunamis between 1990 and 2008 – on average once every two years. A recent focus group discussion and table top exercise provided crucial input for updating and improving tsunami early warnings and emergency response standard operating procedures in Padang,




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